Capt. Scott Olinger

Senior Sales Manager

Capt. Scott Olinger

Capt. Olinger started flying in high school and subsequently attended Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After graduating from the Spartan’s commercial pilot program in 1992, Scott went on to be an airport manager and flight instructor providing instruction for Part 61, 141 and 142 flight schools, as well as delivering flight training services to Part 135 corporate operators.

Instructing first in central Iowa at Boone Municipal Airport and Ankeny Regional Airport, and then out of Morristown, New Jersey, Scott went on to be a charter pilot and corporate pilot flying a Learjet 60 and King Air 350. In 2001, Scott began flying as a demonstration pilot for Bombardier piloting Learjet 45s and 60s. Shortly after joining the demonstration team, he became part of the management team as the training officer overseeing the training requirements for all Learjet demonstration pilots. His flying responsibilities provided him with experience in worldwide flight operations, and his duties involved assisting sales directors with customer education regarding the aircraft and their boundaries.

Capt. Olinger expanded his extensive demonstration pilot customer-service skills into the field of sales in 2012, adding another dimension to his lifelong passion for helping people improve, solve problems, and increase their personal success. Scott’s diverse sales experience, combined with his professional pilot expertise, give him a deep understanding of the unique challenges and needs of the organizations and pilots we serve and the ability to align the best solutions to meet their needs and achieve the highest possible level of safety.

During Scott’s flying career he learned the safety benefits that come from advanced aviation education and training. As a training officer he evaluated multiple Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) providers and saw the tremendous impact that this training could provide in helping pilots bring everyone home safely.

In joining APS, Scott merges his in-depth commercial aviation experience with care-driven, customer-centric sales expertise. Capt. Olinger is passionately dedicated to helping pilots bring everyone home safety. Simply put: every pilot trained – in control – all the time.